Ceropegia racemosa N.E. Br.

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Ceropegia racemosa

Photo: Douglas Laing
Jellis' farm (Lazy J Ranch), Lusaka SE 20km.

Ceropegia racemosa

Photo: Douglas Laing
Lusaka NE 25km,Kasonde Range (Hummels Farm)

Ceropegia racemosa

Photo: Mike Bingham
Katanino Forest area

Ceropegia racemosa

Photo: Mike Bingham
Jellis' farm (Lazy J Ranch), Lusaka SE 20km.

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Synonyms: Ceropegia racemosa N.E.Br. subsp. racemosa
Ceropegia racemosa N.E.Br subsp. secamonoides (S. Moore) H. Huber
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Status: Native
Roots elongated, fleshy. Stems annual, twining, glabrous.
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Habitat: Woodland
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Worldwide distribution: Widely distributed in tropical Africa.Subsp. setifera: N Namibia, Botswana, South Africa; subsp. racemosa: Zimbabwe; subsp. secamonoides: Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E
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Binns, B. (1968). A First Check List of the Herbaceous Flora of Malawi The Government Printer, Zomba, Malawi Page 20.

Dyer, R.A. (1983). Ceropegia, Brachystelma and Riocreuxia in Southern Africa. Balkema


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Ceropegia racemosa.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=146470, retrieved 24 October 2016

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